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Vocabulary (20 of the 100 words freshman should know)

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accentuate
to give prominence to; emphasize or intensify. To pronounce with a stress or accent: To mark with an accent mark:
Alliteration
the repetition of the same sounds usually consonants or consonant clusters, especially at the beginning of words.
analogy
similarity in some respects between things that are otherwise unlike. An explanation of something by comparing it with something similar
antibody
a protein produced in the blood or tissues in response to the presence of a specific toxin, foreign blood cell, or other antigen. Provides immunity against certain microorganisms and toxins by binding with them and often by deactivating them
aspire
to have a great ambition
bamboozle
to deceive by elaborate trickery;hoodwink
bizarre
very strange or odd
boisterous
rough and story;violent. Noisy and lacking restraint or discipline.
boycott
to act together in refusing to use, buy from, or deal with, especially as an expression of protest.
camouflage
a method of concealing military troops or equipment by making them appear to be part of the natural surroundings. protective coloring
chronology
the order or sequence of events. A list or table of events analyzed in order of time of occurrence.
commemorate
to honor the memory of someone especially with a ceremony.
cower
to crouch or draw back as from fear or pain.
decorum
proper behavior or conduct
deduction
the act of subtracting;subtraction
deign
to be willing to do something that one considers beneath one's dignity.
despondent
feeling depressed